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e-Peer Review for the MRFF Early to Mid-Career Researchers Grant Opportunity

  • EOIs close on 29th May – Click Here to apply
  • Your application will be reviewed in confidence by an ANZACT Committee Member
  • The Reviewers Report will be sent to you by 20th June
    Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any queries at

ANZACT Diary Dates for 2022

  • Forum to develop the first ANZACT-initiated study
    Thursday 23rd June, Melbourne
  • Peer Review Workshop for the NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (closes 24th August)
    Wednesday 10th August, Gold Coast

Did you know?

  • The success of projects presented to ANZACT for peer review before applying for competitive funding is 23%
  • The overall success total for NHMRC competitive grants in 2020 was 12.9%
  • The success rate for the NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohorts Grant in 2019 was 5.4%

How do you get your grant application reviewed by ANZACT?

  • Join us – it’s free to be a member
  • Submit your application by the closing date and we’ll let you know whether you’ve been successful that week

Funding Opportunities

Applications close

NHMRC – Open now

Funding Scheme 2022
Click here for details
Partnership Projects PRC2 – This funding scheme provides funding and support to create new opportunities for researchers and policy makers to work together to define research questions, undertake research, interpret the findings and implement the findings into policy and practice.
here for details


NHMRC – Opening soon

Development Grants – The Development Grant scheme provides financial support to individual researchers and/or research teams to undertake health and medical research within Australia at the proof-of-concept stage that specifically drives towards a commercial outcome within a foreseeable timeframe.
here for details
Postgraduate Scholarships – The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Research Masters Degree).
here for details


Clinical Trials Activity Grant – Applications to this grant opportunity must propose research that addresses one of the six Streams of research.  An application may be submitted to one of the six Streams only.
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Preventive and Public Health Research initiative: 2021 Consumer-Led Research Grant – Applicants to this grant opportunity must propose research that addresses one of the two Streams of research.
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Early to Mid-Career Researchers Grant – The objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian early to mid-career medical research and medical innovation projects.
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PPHRI & EPCDRI – 2022 Effective Treatments and Therapies Grant Opportunity – This grant has 3 Streams:  (i) Exercise programs for >45 yrs, (ii) Community-led physical activity programs, and (iii) Treatments to improve quality of life for children and adolescents with neurological or mental health impairment.
Click here for details


Heart Foundation

Future Leader Fellowship – Future Leader Fellows are emerging leaders, the best and brightest in cardiovascular research. Being awarded a fellowship will allow a researcher to build their research capacity, as they become leaders of research groups.
Click here for details


PhD Scholarship – The PhD Scholarship provides funding to support successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy or Research Master’s degree). It will support outstanding graduates early in their careers so they can be trained to conduct cardiovascular health and medical research that is internationally competitive.
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Vanguard Grants – Vanguard Grants provide funding to test the feasibility of innovative concepts in clinical, public health and/or health services (including clinical service delivery) or biomedical research which may lead to larger, more rigorous studies in the future.
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SOLVE-CHD (NHMRC Synergy Grant)

PhD Scholarship Program in cardiovascular rehabilitiation and secondary prevention. Applications for Full and Supplementary Scholarships
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UWA Fellowship Program 
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NSW Health

Cardiovascular Elite Grants – Supporting high-quality cardiovascular researchers to increase national and international competitiveness of NSW cardiovascular research. Two types of grants are open for nomination: Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Grants and Research Leader Grants.
Click here for details


Cardiovascular Collaborative Grants – Collaborative grants are targeted at NSW-led collaborations involving multiple institutions for success with national funding opportunities.
Click here for details


Raine Medical Research

Clinician Research Fellowship 2022 (WA only)
The program is designed to encourage clinicians employed by WA Health Service Providers to develop their research capability while continuing some clinical duties. The research must be undertaken in WA and be of direct relevance to the WA public health system.
Click here for details


Events and Webinars


European Society Cardiology

All upcoming 2022 Congress events
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Evidence to Practice – Annual Heart Symposium

Friday 29th – Saturday 30th April 2022
Click here to register


Science on the Swan – Perth
Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th May 2022
Click here for details


International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference – Brisbane Convention Centre
Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th May 2022
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Annual Scientific Meeting – Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th August 2022
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4 Corners of Cardiology (4CC)

6th International 4CC Meeting – Intercontinental Sydney
Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June 2022
Click here for details

Society for Clinical Research Sites

Australia and New Zealand Site Solutions Summit – Melbourne
Tuesday 12th – Wednesday 13th July 2022
Click here for details

Webinars and Workshops

FMH Research Education – Research Integrity Workshop 2

Wednesday 27th April 2022  9am – 12pm AEST

FREE      Register here


Monash Partners – Women in Leadership (3-day course)

Wednesday 27th April, Wednesday 4th May and Wednesday 8th June

FREE      Register here


CAHS – Using Social Media in Research

Friday 29th April 2022  12:30 – 1:30pm (AWST) 

FREE      Register here


NSW Cardiovascular Research Network – Rising Stars Seminar

Monday 2nd May 12:30pm AEST

FREE      Register here


CAHS – Using REDCap for Data Capture and Management

Friday 6th May 12:30-1:30pm AWST

FREE      Register here


MACH – Statistics for your grant applications

Wednesday 11th May 12:30-12:30-1:30pm AEST

FREE      Register here


CAHS – Survey Design and Techniques

Friday 13th May 12:30-1:30pm AWST

FREE      Register here


WACRA – Grant Writing Workshop (Save the date)

Friday 13th May 11:30-2pm AWST – University of WA Seminar Room 1.81 Anatomy

More info tofollow


Monash Partners – Implementing Improvement in Healthcare program

Thursday 26th May 12:30-1:30pm AWST

FREE      Register here


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